SUPER MICRO COMPUTER INC's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2016 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales increased, the net income has decreased. SUPER MICRO COMPUTER INC has weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.97 which shows a lack of ability to cover short-term cash needs. The liquidity decreased from the same period a year ago, despite already having weak liquidity to begin with. This would indicate deteriorating cash flow.
At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has greatly increased by 28.02% from the same quarter last year. Overall, the key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is in a position in which financial difficulties could develop in the future.
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|Income Statement||Q1 FY16||Q1 FY15|
|Net Sales ($mil)||528.88||443.32|
|Net Income ($mil)||13.7||20.86|
|Balance Sheet||Q1 FY16||Q1 FY15|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||110.89||117.51|
|Total Assets ($mil)||1081.99||828.28|
|Total Debt ($mil)||94.81||37.48|
|Profitability||Q1 FY16||Q1 FY15|
|Gross Profit Margin||15.93||16.02|
|Return on Assets||8.75||8.12|
|Return on Equity||14.84||13.51|
|Debt||Q1 FY16||Q1 FY15|
|Share Data||Q1 FY16||Q1 FY15|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||47.58||45.69|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||13.41||10.91|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||674560.0||620003.0|
BUY. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 14.24 for the Computers & Peripherals industry and a discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 22.01. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.80 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.78 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 4.78. The price-to-sales ratio is well below both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a discount. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, SUPER MICRO COMPUTER INC proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.
|SMCI 13.19||Peers 14.24||SMCI NM||Peers 8.35|
Average. An average P/E ratio can signify an industry neutral price for a stock and an average growth expectation.
SMCI is trading at a valuation on par with its peers.
Neutral. The P/CF ratio, a stock’s price divided by the company's cash flow from operations, is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.
SMCI's P/CF is negative making the measure meaningless.
|SMCI 8.97||Peers 12.82||SMCI 1.58||Peers 2.08|
Discount. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth expectations.
SMCI is trading at a discount to its peers.
Discount. The PEG ratio is the stock’s P/E divided by the consensus estimate of long-term earnings growth. Faster growth can justify higher price multiples.
SMCI trades at a discount to its peers.
|SMCI 1.80||Peers 4.78||SMCI 29.78||Peers 23.86|
Discount. A lower price-to-book ratio makes a stock more attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.
SMCI is trading at a significant discount to its peers.
Higher. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
SMCI is expected to have an earnings growth rate that exceeds its peers.
|SMCI 0.55||Peers 2.50||SMCI 29.67||Peers 20.70|
Discount. In the absence of P/E and P/B multiples, the price-to-sales ratio can display the value investors are placing on each dollar of sales.
SMCI is trading at a significant discount to its industry on this measurement.
Higher. A sales growth rate that exceeds the industry implies that a company is gaining market share.
SMCI has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
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